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Climate change and mental health: can the Flood Impact Framework explain the links between an extreme weather-related event and mental health and wellbeing outcomes

We are looking for capable and motivated candidates with an interest in climate change and mental health. The project explores the relationships between exposure to an extreme weat more...

Supervisor(s): Morgan, Geoff (Associate Professor), Bennett-Levy, James (Professor), Longman, Jo (Dr)

Cumulative modeling of Maternal Immune Activation to assess risk factors of common neurodevelopmental disease

Neurodevelopmental disorders such as epilepsy, autism, Tourette syndrome or ADHD affect 10% of children. There is increasing evidence that maternal inflammation whilst pregnant, ter more...

Supervisor(s): Hofer, Markus (Dr)

Supportive Care and Survivorship in patients diagnosed with melanoma

Australia has the highest incidence of melanoma in the world and it is the 3rd most commonly diagnosed cancer in both males and females. Melanoma has excellent survival rate, as i more...

Supervisor(s): Bartula, Iris (Dr)

NANOPARTICLE-BASED BIOMOLECULE DETECTION SYSTEMS

You will develop novel systems to detect biomolecular expression profiles for use in imaging and flow cytometry. This multidisciplinary project aims to improve our understanding of more...

Supervisor(s): Fraser, Stuart (Dr)

Nanoparticle-based biomolecule detection systems

You will develop novel systems to detect biomolecular expression profiles for use in imaging and flow cytometry. This multidisciplinary project aims to improve our understandin more...

Supervisor(s): Bilek, Marcela (Professor)

Plasma surface modification for applications in microfluidic diagnostic systems and implantable cardiovascular devices

You will develop novel hemocompatible, bioactive surfaces in microfluidic models for cardiovascular applications. The project is part of an existing collaboration between medic more...

Supervisor(s): Bilek, Marcela (Professor)

Multi-omic responses to dietary change: insights from poultry

Diet is a crucial mechanism by which organisms interact with their environment. The body responds to the food it receives to control nutrient uptake and moderate physiological pathw more...

Supervisor(s): Grueber, Catherine (Dr), Liu, Sonia (Dr), Whittington, Camilla (Dr)

CHARACTERISATION OF ERUSIOLIN - A NEW PEPTIDE HORMONE

In this project we aim to characterise the function of a new gut-derived peptide we have discovered in human plasma, named erusiolin, which we hypothesise plays a role in appetite r more...

Supervisor(s): Larance, Mark (Dr)

Clinical and community applications of placebo and nocebo effects

Over the last two decades, a wealth of experimental studies has helped us to uncover the psychological mechanisms of placebo and nocebo effects. But a critical remaining question is more...

Supervisor(s): Colagiuri, Ben (Associate Professor)

Structure-based drug design with Kynurenine Aminotransferase-2

Human kynurenine amino transferase-2 (KAT-2) forms the basis of a structure-based drug design study with implications for schizophrenia and gender differences.  The various asp more...

Supervisor(s): Church, W Bret (Dr)